PIP assessment system failing those who need support most.

DWP staff shortages are causing thousands of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants to be sent home unseen from health assessment appointments. Figures revealed by a DWP minister show that in 2018, 5,700 Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants attended their health assessment, only to be turned away due to the unavailability of a health professional .  … Read more

Why I back a four day week

Work is increasingly consuming every aspect of our lives. From commuting, undertaking long hours and checking emails out of the office – it’s difficult to know when the working week starts and ends. For many people working nine-to-five, five days a week is now as outdated as clocking in and out for lunch.  Technological advances have … Read more

Lanark BID Success

Angela Crawley MP has this week welcomed the decision by Lanark’s business community to support the establishment of a business improvement district. As a result of the vote, more than £1 million will be invested in Lanark over the next five years. Discover Lanark plan to use the levies paid plus grants and other funding … Read more

Angela to host EU National Surgery

Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley is set to host an EU national surgery in conjunction with Hamilton Citizens Advice Bureau. The event will take place in the Hamilton Town House on Friday the 15th of March between 10am and 12noon. As Brexit day approaches, Angela has been contacted by hundreds of EU Nationals … Read more